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FAO to develop Africa’s policy guideline in agric sector

The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) is to develop guidelines for Africa in the agriculture sector to bridge the gap between the public and private sector.

SMEDAN to empower 13,050 micro enterprises

Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, the Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), on Friday, said that the agency under its Conditional Grant Scheme, CGS, will empower 13,050 micro enterprises in Nigeria.

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Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, NDDC Chairman

Senator Ndoma-Egba: We’re optimistic of victory at election tribunal

Former Senate leader and former chairman, Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River is hopeful of victory at the ongoing elections petitions tribunal.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi’s claim on N3.4 billion funds a misrepresentation – agency

The Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission has described the claim by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, that he was not the accounting officer of the Kano Emirate Council as a misrepresentation of facts.
The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
PoS machines and poor connectivity

EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
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Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.